A Tale of Three Racers
I’ve been playing a lot of racing games lately. Three games, in particular: Horizon Chase Turbo, Hotshot Racing and Inertial Drift. These games could hardly be more different in their approach, and each has something to recommend. Hotshot Racing I’ve been following the development of this since it was called Racing Apex, and I was […]
Less a game than a graphical miasma, a visual trip, a thoroughly enjoyable romp that piles a crazy amount of style onto a game that seems desperate but totally unable to please.
Solving a Windows CPU problem
At the start of the covid-19 lockdown I decided to finally put my new computer together. I had an old NeXT Cube into which I really wanted to put a blazing fast system, so I ordered all the parts, including an AMD 3800X 8-core CPU. All the bits arrived, I assembled the machine, and sold […]
Gamecube Review: P. N. 03
P. N. 03 is an unusal game, a methodical, tactical shooter with a hefty dose of action and time-based progression. I like it.
Rediscovering: Super Ghouls ‘n Ghosts
From the archives, a look back at Super Ghouls ‘n Ghosts for the Super Nintendo, originally written in 2012.
_WHY on creation
when you don’t create things, you become defined by your tastes rather than ability. your tastes only narrow & exclude people. so create.
–why the lucky stiff
Some Game Vectors
For a long time I made vector art from game logos and artwork. They’re not doing me any good locked away on my harddrives, so copyright be damned, here they are for your sharing and enjoyment.
Tales from the Game Store
I used to run a video game store, and sometimes it was very interesting.
Geometry Wars 2
In 2008, Bizarre Creations released the first decent sequel to Robotron, a game 26 years its senior.
Philip Pullman on Religion
Religion, uncontaminated by power, can be the source of a great deal of private solace, artistic inspiration, and moral wisdom. But when it gets its hands on the levers of political or social authority, it goes rotten very quickly indeed.